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Title: Communications & Advocacy Director- NGO 

Location: Nairobi

Region to be covered: Sub-Saharan Africa

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our client is an international organization that works to ensure the delivery of life-saving health products, technologies, and information to those who need them the most. They Seek to hire an experienced Communications & Advocacy Director who will be responsible leading teams, diversify strategies and provide strategic advice to diverse audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Developing strategies for creating key messages, fact sheets, social media posts and creative digital materials.
  • Identify strategic moments and engage champions to influence target stakeholders and amplify our clients’ goals
  • Get partners, influencers, and decision-makers in the same place by overseeing high-level events, including identifying invitees and speakers, and developing agendas, thematic content, or presentations
  • Lead the development and implementation of advocacy strategies in consultation with key stakeholders 
  • Build coalitions of support around issues with dedicated outreach, organization, and relationship management
  • Follow trends in global health policies and funding opportunities to continuously innovate on strategy
  • Conduct policy research and analysis; lead the development of policy briefs, landscaping and mapping reports, messaging frameworks, consultations and other outputs to influence policy change  
  • Engage with policymakers and stakeholders to promote and advance client goals through sharing evidence-based policy solutions
  • Oversee all major deliverables by developing a vision and strategy, delegating work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Manage client relationships, ensuring the needs of the client are met, keeping executive management apprised of project development
  • Develop relationships with international opinion leaders and journalists
  • Understand background and nuance across priority issue areas to form compelling arguments and provide strategic counsel to clients
  • Coach junior staff members on writing, client-facing interactions, and time management skills
  • Member of the senior management team (SMT)

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing or equivalent required.
  • 7-10 years of work experience, including that of managing small teams
  • Experience managing and mentoring teams to achieve ambitious results
  • Exceptional writing skills with an emphasis on persuasive writing
  • Deep expertise in communications and media relations including pitching
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Public health and global development experience
  • Experience working in sub-Saharan Africa
  • International work experience; experience working across cultures and geographies 
  • Online campaign and digital strategy experience
  • Experience in policy research and analysis, with a focus on evidence, understanding political and policy contexts, and finding solutions 
  • Experience with Adobe Suite of creative tools (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) 
  • Proficiency in another language (French, Portuguese)

NB: Must have experience in media relations, communications and excellent writing skills

How to apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Communications & Advocacy Director- NGO) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 20th July 2021.


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